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Table 1 Previous published Bauhinia fossils and the Bauhinia fossils utilized in the present study

From: New Biogeographic insight into Bauhinias.l. (Leguminosae): integration from fossil records and molecular analyses

Fossil ofBauhinia Age (Ma) Locality/Coordinates Comments Refs
Bauhinia gigantea 70.6-89.3 Canada/W125°00′00",N49°45'00" No photograph, without confidence [40]
Bauhinia wyomingiana 56.8-60.2 U. S. A/W108°06'52", N42°16'44" Leaf fragments, without confidence [49]
Bauhinia wyomingiana 55.8-60.5 U. S. A/W107°10'00", N44°55'02" Leaf fragments, without confidence [46]
Bauhinia cretacea 93.5-99.6 Canada/W120°07'57", N56°13'02" No photograph, without confidence [41]
Bauhinia sp. 0-1.8 Congo/E29°49'23", N1°12'48" Leaf, confidence in identification [48]
Bauhinia thonningi 1.8-23 Uganda/E31°00'00", N1°30'00" Leaf, confidence in identification [45]
Bauhinia potosiana 1.8-5.3 Bolivia/E65°00'00", N19°00'00" Leaf, confidence in identification [42],[43]
Bauhinia sp. 11.6-15.9 Ecuador/W79°06'00", S3°23'56" Leaf, confidence in identification [47]
Bauhinia larsenii 28.4-37.2 China/E107°02'14", N22°07'41" Branch, confidence in identification [44]
Bauhinia gracilis 65.5-61.1 China/E130°25'28", N48°53'04" Leaf fragments, without confidence [50]
Bauhinia sp. 15.97-11.6 Thailand/Mae Sot, Changwat Tak Leaf, confidence in identification [52]
Bauhinia ningmingensis and B. cheniae 28.4-37.2 China/E107°02'14", N22°07'41" Leaf and Branch, confidence in identification [51]
Bauhinia wenshanensis 5.3-11.6 China/E104°17'19", N23°20'50" Leaf, confidence in identification Present study